It takes a village.

We are thrilled that you are hosting a class to give back with gratitude to India, the Mother Land of YOGA.

No matter how big or small, your participation makes a real impact in many lives. Estimated 300 million yogis enjoy this gift from India, generating 80 billion dollars. If #OneMillionYogis came together, we can make a massive positive impact.

Over the past 12 years, Yoga Gives Back has funded over 1,300 mothers and children in India with micro loans and education funds, each with a five-year commitment.

Join the global yoga leaders and communities by hosting a single class to support our mission.


  1. Register Your Event
  2. Download Event Tool Kit (YGB Introduction Sheet, Flyer Template A and Template B) Promote Event
  3. Post your photo on Social Media holding a hand written sign “#OneMillionYogis, your name and city,” to create a global connection!
  4. Host Event & Contribute Funds

Yoga Gives Back will add event to the ‘events calendar.’

Of course, we welcome your participation anytime.
The success of #OneMillionYogis is completely dependent on the yoga community.

In the event that it is not your intention to donate 100% of fundraising donations please communicate the donation % to your donors and send us a copy of the notice.  The notice should clearly state your intended donation % to YGB. Thank you for your support and assistance in ensuring transparency to all. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Alternate download options for the above documents.

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Additionally, there are two other ways to have immediate impact:

Thank you in advance for your contribution and support of the underserved women and children in India. 

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“I immediately resonated with Yoga Gives Back’s ethos as it truly shows karma yoga in action. When I look at the kind of aid the YGB campaigns support, I see how not only “the price of one yoga class can change a life” but potentially generations. Being able to support women to start a business or gain vocational skills to help them move out of poverty, cultivate entrepreneurship and gain independence will have a profound effect on their whole families now and in the future. So what to us might seem like a drop in the ocean will create a lasting rippling effect. This is such an inspiring way to create sustained change. Supporting YGB also gives me the opportunity to give something back to the motherland of my practice, the practice for which I am so profoundly grateful. Yoga shows me how to find freedom and choice in my own life, so I am honored to be working with YGB to provide the women we support in India with freedom and choices which aren’t naturally available to them.”

Tanja Mickwitz

YGB Ambassador, London

“What a beautiful day we had in the Stadspark Maastricht were we celebrated International Yoga Day 2018 together for Yoga Gives Back! With the summer sun on our faces accompanied by a soft breeze we took the time to stand still by the country that gave us the gift of yoga and where many women and children live in sadness and poverty. In a flow of meditation, asana and deep relaxation we connected with our hearts and the essence of the true meaning of yoga.The unifying vibes of yoga were going through the park connecting us and many #onemillionyogisglobally spreading the intentions of world peace and happiness. Thank you all for your presence, positive energy, connection and great donations for Yoga Gives Back!

Show your gratitude and compassion as a yoga practitioner, yoga teacher or just as a human being and join us in supporting real change. No one ever became poor of giving. Are you with us?”

Anouk Prop

YGB Ambassador, The Netherlands

“Recently, the most unfathomable thing happened to me. I was laid off from my job as a Pharmacist Project Manager after working for the same organization for 33 years. It was a shocking experience that I will never forget. Instead of wallowing in my sorrow, I chose to help those who need help. Since a year ago, I started practicing Yoga and Meditation to relief stress and anxiety. I met the founder of Yoga Gives Back (YGB) at a Yoga pop up class. Yoga Gives Back is an organization that helps empower women and provide scholarship to children and orphans by using ‘Micro-financing’, an unconventional financing to support women to start their own businesses.”

Mai Li

Volunteer, Los Angeles

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